The Kerning Point

Still Time to Apply: Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Graphic Design Fellowship

By Sierra Siemer on February 19, 2013


Frank Lloyd Wright’s sprawling architectural masterpiece,
Taliesin West, embodies his obsession with design and the
power of nature to teach and inspire. Today, it continues to
influence students, architects, designers and the public at large.

One spring 2013 graduate will be chosen to spend a year living and working at this extraordinary place. Projects will be for the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture and Taliesin West itself. The work will include traditional graphic design, magazine design, marketing, signage, product design and more.

The Fellowship includes room and board at Taliesin West in
Scottsdale, Arizona. It also comes with a stipend of $20,000.
This term will begin in July 2013 and last for a period of one year.

Please submit the following materials by March 1 to

a one-page letter of interest
• a résumé
• one letter of recommendation
• a PDF portfolio with 5 projects in 5 pages (choose the projects that best show your design aesthetic and experience working in different areas of design)

A BFA or MFA in Graphic Design is required. Applicants must be highly independent, exceedingly creative and love what they do.

This process is being overseen by Bonnie Siegler of Eight and a Half ( on behalf of the Foundation.

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